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Health - Clinical Healthcare Support

This Apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting health professionals – such as doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and healthcare scientists – to provide clinical healthcare.

As an apprentice, you could work in various clinical healthcare support roles (for example as a clinical healthcare support worker or healthcare assistant) alongside health professionals to provide patient care in a range of settings.

Designed as a work-based programme this Apprenticeship includes qualifications at QCF Level 2 and 3. The average duration for completion of an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship is 12 months and of an Advanced Level Apprenticeship is 18 months.


Job Roles

Intermediate Level Apprenticeships

  • Clinical healthcare support worker
  • Healthcare assistant

Advanced Level Apprenticeships

The job roles for Advanced Level apprentices are the same as Intermediate Apprenticeships; however apprentices would have additional responsibilities. E.g. supervising junior teams members, taking physiological measurements and carrying out more complex clinical procedures such as wound care.


Last Updated: 19/03/2014

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Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

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